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Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Books I have read on Economics/Libertarianism/Philosophy/Ethics

Posting now, will clean up and put in table format later.

Title, Author, Date Read (if known)

Making Economic Sense,Murray N. Rothbard,"April 30, 1997"
Why Government Doesn't Work,Harry Browne,
Society By Agreement: An Introduction To Sociology,Earl R. Babbie,1978
Drug Prohibition and The Conscience of Nations,Trebach and Zeese,
Man Economy and State,Murray N. Rothbard,"Jan 26,1994"
The Structure of Production,Mark Skousen,
"The Incredible Bread Machine: A Study of Capitalism, Freedom ad the State",R.W.Grant,
Economics in One Lesson,Henry Hazlitt,"Reread on Feb 3, 1996"
American's Great Depression,Murray N. Rothbard,"December 12, 1992"
How Wall Street Works: The Basics and Beyond,David L. Scott,
Child Labor and The Industrial Revolution,Clark Nardinelli,
"Unfathomed Knowledge, Unmeasured Wealth: On Universities and the Wealth of Nations","William Warren Bartley, III","April 7, 1994; Reread December 23, 1997"
The Ayn Rand Library Vol. I - Philosophy: Who Needs It,"Ayn Rand, With an Introduction by Leonard Peikoff","February 1, 1993"
The Ayn Rand Library Vol. IV - The Ayn Rand Lexicon: Objectivism from A to Z.,"Ayn Rand, Edited by Harry Binswanger",Summer 1993
The Ayn Rand Library Vol. V - The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought,"Ayn Rand, Edited and With Additional Essays by Leonard Peikoff",Spring 1993
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal,"Ayn Rand, With Additional Articles by Nathaniel Brandon, Alan Greenspan, and Robert Hessen",Spring 1993
The Virtue of Selfishness,"Ayn Rand, With Additional Articles by Nathaniel Brandon",Spring 1993
Seven Theories of Human Nature,Leslie Stevenson,Fall 1978
Liberty and Nature: An Aristotelian Defense of Liberal Order,Douglas B. Rasmussen and Douglas J. Den Uyl,"September 19, 1993"
Liberty for the 21st Century,Tibor R. Machan and Douglas B. Rasmussen,
Free Market Environmentalism,Terry L. Anderson and Donald R. Leal,
Human Action: A Treatise on Economics,Ludwig Von Mises,
Inside American Education,Thomas Sowell,"December 26, 1993"
Why We Spend Too Much On Health Care,"Bast, Rue, Wesbury","December 5, 1992"
On Liberty and Drugs,Friedmand and Szasz,
The Tragedy of American Compassion,Marvin Olasky,"November 22, 1992"
The Fundamentals of Liberty,Robert LeFevre,
Environmental Overkill: Whatever Happened to Commone Sense,Dixy Lee Ray,
To Turning Back,Wallace Kaufman,"April 23,1997"
The Ideas of Ayn Rand,Ronald E. Merrill,
Trashing the Planet,Dixy Lee Ray with Lou Guzzo,"December 5, 1993"
Ecoscam,Ronald Bailey,"August 25, 1993"
Hidden Order,David Friedman,"May 25, 1997"
Crisis Investing for the Rest of the '90s,Douglas Casey,"December 11, 1993"
"Rhinos: Conservaton, Economics, and Trade-Offs",Michale 't Sas-Rolfes,"March 31, 1996"
Elephants and Ivory: Lessons from the Trade Ban,"Ike Sugg, Urs Kreuter","March 23, 1996"
The Evolution of Cooperation,Robert Axelrod,"August 22, 1993"
The Selfish Gene,Richard Dawkins,"1977-78, reread several times in the 80's and 90's"
Atheism the Case Against God,Smith,
The Ten Things You Can't Say in America,Larry Elders,
The Anti-Chomsky Reader,Peter Collier and David Horowitz,Summer 2005
The Extended Phenotype,Richard Dawkins ,
The Blind Watchmaker,Richard Dawkins ,
Population Biology and Evolution,Otto T. Solbrig and Dorothy J. Solbrig,
Freedom Evolves,Daniel C. Dennett,
The Other Path,Hernando De Soto,
The Roosevelt Myth,John T. Flynn,
Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme,Richard Brodie,
Preferential Policies: An International Perspective,Thomas Sowell,
Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays,Thomas Sowell,
A Conflict of Visions,Thomas Sowell,"Reread on June 7, 1993"
Markets and Minorities,Thomas Sowell,
The Vision of the Anointed,Thomas Sowell,"January 13, 1996"
Adam Smith's Mistake: How a Moral Philosopher Invented Economics and Ended Morality,Kenneth Lux,
Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School,Gene Callahan,"July 4,2002"
Knowledge and Decisions,Thomas Sowell,
The Content of Our Character,Shelby Steele,"May 11, 1994"
"Hayek Co-Ordination and Evolution: His legacy in philosophy, politics, economics and the history of ideas",Jack Birner and Rudy Van Zijp,
The Theory of Money and Credit,Ludwig Von Mises,
The Experience of Free Banking,Kevin Dowd,
"Lift her up, tenderly",Bob LeFevre,
A Nation of Victims: The Decay of American Character,Charles J. Sykes,
Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality,Thomas Sowell,"May 8,1994"
Losing Ground: American Social Policy 1950-1980,Charles Murray,
Simple Rules for a Complex World,Richard A. Epstein,
The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America,Philip K. Howard,"February 11, 1996"
Is Reality Optional?: and other essays,Thomas Sowell,
Ethnic America: A history,Thomas Sowell,
The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism,F. A. Hayek - Edited by W. W. Bartley III,"May 1, 1994"
The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to Radical Capitalism,David Friedman,
Fiat Money Inflation in France,"Andrew Dickson White, with a forward by Henry Hazlitt","November 24, 1992"
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy,Richard J. Maybury,
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life,Daniel C. Dennett,"August 22, 1995"
The Philosophical Scientists,David Foster,
Hen's Teeth and Horses Toes,Gould,
Vaulting Ambition,Philip Kitcher,
River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life,Richard Dawkins,"August 14,1995"
Climbing Mount Improbable,Richard Dawkins,"November 17, 1996"
The State of the Union: Essays in Social Criticism,Albert Jay Nock,
What Has Government Done to Our Health Care,Terree P. Wasley,
South Africa's War Against Capitalism,Walter E. Williams,
Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws,Richard A. Epstein,
Social Security: The Inherent Contradiction,Peter J. Ferrara,
"Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins",Thomas G. West,
Crimes Crusades and Corruption: Prohibitions in the United States 1900-1987,,
Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History,Milton Friedman,"January 30, 1992"
What Has Government Done to Our Money?,Murray N. Rothbard,
Prices & Knowledge: A Market Process Perspective,Esteban F. Thomsen,
Welfare Economics and Externalites in and Open Ended Universe: A Modern Austrian Perspective,Roy E. Cordatoq,
"The Failure of the ""New Economics""",Henry Hazlitt,Winter 2004
The Excluded Americans: Homelessness and Housing Policies,William Tucker,
The Economics and Politics of Race: An International Perspective,Thomas Sowell,
The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America,"Burton W. Folsom, Jr. foreword by Forrest McDonald","March 7, 1993"
Capitalism,Arthur Seldon,
Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America,Richard K. Vedder & Lowell E. Gallaway,"October 16, 1993"
Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry,"John E. O'Neill and Jerome R. Corsi, PH. D.",
Whatever Happened to Justice?,Richard J. Maybury,"June 18, 1994"
Our Enemy the State,Albert Jay Nock,
Holidays in Hell,P. J. O'Rourke,
Capitalism and Freedom,Milton Friedman,
The Ruling Class: Inside Imperial Congress - Abridged Edition,Eric Felten,
Neither Bullets Nor Ballots: Essays on Voluntaryism,"Carle Watner, George H. Smith, Wendy McElroy",
Libertarianism in One Lesson,David Bergland,
For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto,Murray N. Rothbard,
"The Constitution of the United States of America, and The Declaration of Independence, with notes by Ralph Ashby",The Fouding Fathers,
A Call for Revolution: How Washington is Strangling America - and How to Stop it,Martin L. Gross,
The Power of Congress (as Congress Sees It),Edited by R. S. Radford,"October 4, 1993"
The Prince,Machiavelli,
The Philosophy of Ownership,Robert LeFevre,
The Anti-Captitalist Mentality,Ludwig Von Mises,"December 13, 1992"
The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation,Matt Ridley,
"Defending the Undefendable: The Pimp, Prostitute, Scab, Slumlord, Libeler, Moneylender, and Other Scapegoats in the Rogue's Gallery of American Society",Walter Block
The Territorial Imperative,Robert Ardrey
Evolution: The Fossils Say No!,"Duane T. Gish, Ph. D."
The Dangers of Socialize Medicine,Edited by Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling
The Age of Reason,Thomas Paine
"Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion, and the Appetite for Wonder",Richard Dawkins
The Market for Liberty,Morris and Linda Tannenhill
The Capitalist Spirit: Toward a Religious Ethic of Weath Creation,Edited by Peter L. Berger
"The Capitalist Revolution: Fifty Propositions About Prosperit, Equality, & Liberty",Peter L. Berger
The Scottish Enlightenment and the Theory of Spontaneous Order,Ronald Homowy
The Lysander Spooner Reader: With an Introduction by George H. Smith,"Lysander Spooner, Edited by George H. Smith"
The Government Against the Economy,George Reisman
A Right to Bear Arms: State and Federal Bills of Rights and Constitutional Guarantees,Stephen P. Halbrook
"Economics on Trial: Lies, Myths, and Realities",Mark Skousen
The Morality of Capitalism,Edited by Mark W. Hendrickson
Original Intent and the Framers of the Constitution: A Disputed Question,Harry V. Jaffa
Payback: The Conspiracy to Destroy Michael Milken and his Financial Revolution,Daniel Fischel,
"Republican Party Reptile: The Confessions, Adventures, Essays, and (Other) Outrages of ?",P. J. O'Rourke,
The Origins of Species,Charles Darwin,
The Panda's Thumb,Stephen J. Gould,
Ever Since Darwin,Stephen J. Gould,
Immorality of Christianity,G. James Stewart,
The Farm Fiasco,James Bovard,
Taking Responsibility: Self Reliance and Accountable Life,"Nathaniel Branden, Ph. D.","February 3, 1996"
Animal Farm,George Orwell,
Ten Philosophical Mistakes,Mortimer J. Adler,
"Anarchy, State, and Utopia",Robert Nozick,Half way through and quit
The New Skepticism,Paul Kurtz,
Patient Power: The Free-Enterprise Alternative to Clinton's Health Plan,John C. Goodman and Gerald L. Musgrave,
"Atheism, Ayn Rand, and Other Heresies",George H. Smith,
Popper Selections,Edited by David Miller,"April 23, 1994"
Ayn Rand: The Russian Radical,Chris Matthew Sciabarra,
Judgment Day: My Years With Ayn Rand,Nathaniel Branden